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Horizontal Dimension

You can specify a horizontal dimension between two entities. The horizontal direction is defined by the orientation of the current sketch.

To specify a horizontal dimension:

  1. In an open sketch, click Horizontal Dimension (Dimensions/Relations toolbar) or Tools, Dimensions, Horizontal.

The pointer changes to .

  1. Select the two entities to dimension.

  2. Set the value in the Modify box and click .

  3. Click a location to place the dimension.



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